Anderson .Paak Salutes LeBron With New Song ‘King James,’ Shares ‘Ventura’ Album Track List

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Ventura will embody options from André 3000, Brandy, Jazmine Sullivan, Smokey Robinson, Lalah Hathaway, and a posthumous collab with Nate Dogg.

LeBron James defied the percentages rising up in Akron to turn out to be one of many NBA’s all-time greats. What’s simply as spectacular concerning the King has been his dedication to giving again to the neighborhood and making the world a greater place than he discovered it. Anderson .Paak pays homage to LeBron with "King James," which kicked off the rollout of his Ventura undertaking Friday (March 15).

Paak spotlights Colin Kaepernick basically being blackballed by the NFL after taking a knee throughout the National Anthem again in 2016 on the tune’s second verse. Kap reached a settlement with the league on his collusion case earlier in 2019 for an undisclosed sum.

"We couldn't stand to see our youngsters shot lifeless within the streets/ But after I lastly took a knee/ Them crackers took me out the league/ Now I'm not a lot for video games/ But I play for retains/ And we salute King James for utilizing his chains/ To create some equal alternatives,” he rhymes over the horn-tinged instrumental.

The Grammy-winning artist additionally unveiled the loaded monitor record for his Oxnard follow-up on Thursday (March 14). Ventura will embody contributions from the likes of André 3000, Brandy, Jazmine Sullivan, Smokey Robinson, Lalah Hathaway, and a posthumous collab with Nate Dogg.

Stream "King James" and discover the total monitor record beneath. Ventura releases April 12.

Ventura Track List:

1. “Come Home” (feat. AndrĂ© 3000)

2. “Make It Better” (feat. Smokey Robinson)

three. “Reachin’ 2 Much” (feat. Lalah Hathaway)

four. “Winners Circle”

5. “Good Heels” (feat. Jazmine Sullivan)

6. “Yada Yada”

7. “King James”

eight. “Chosen One” (feat. Sonyae Elise)

9. “Jet Black” (feat. Brandy)

10. “Twilight”

11. “What Can We Do?” (feat. Nate Dogg)